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Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P + CoolIT Eco

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August 7, 2010 7:45:43 PM

Does anyone know (hopefully from personal experience) if the CoolIT E.C.O will easily install on a Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P?

The product claims AM2+/3 compatibility. However, a lot of people are having problems with some motherboards. The product does not come with an AMD backplate, and assumes the board will be using a standard backplate from AMD, and now some people cannot get the device to install without completely forcing it or having to mod.

I am just wondering if the product installs properly on this board without having to bottom it out, buy an aftermarket backplate kit, etc.

I purchased the cooler, and it is in the mail. Then I got wind of these issues.

Thank you in advance for the help.
August 7, 2010 8:37:17 PM

It will, no problem, its just people don't know how much pressure it really take to use the AMD pressure bracket, which is more more efficient than the intel push pin.
Like I said, you will be fine and don't be afraid to add a little pressure on the braket. The motherboard and socket are designed to handle high amounts of pressure!
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